First quarter AGCO sales take a small hit

AGCO Massey Ferguson

Massey Ferguson, Fendt and Valtra manufacturer, AGCO, has booked first quarter sales worth AU$2.95 billion, a decrease of approximately 3.4 per cent compared to the first quarter of 2019. The company’s production operations in China and Europe were both adversely hit by the COVID-19 pandemic but North America proved to be resilient with production levels […]

Fendt 1000 Vario in a class of its own

The Fendt 1000 Vario is ideal for large-scale farmers and contractors that are looking seriously at purchasing a tractor class not previously available. Up until now no one has channeled more than 368kW (500hp) through anything other than tracks or four equal size wheels. But Fendt engineers changed all that with the Fendt 1000, a […]

Fendt releases new Vario to Australia

Fendt has released a new range of tractors with its 1000 Vario Series. The machines vary in size from 380-500 horsepower (HP) and are designed to be flexible additions to broadacre farmers’ machinery plant. Source: The Land Donny Cloney, product manager for Fendt said the tractors could be used for operations requiring high horsepower such as sowing, along with other tasks such as spraying […]

Fendt launches into South Africa

On 16 May 2017, the official launch of Fendt machines in Africa took place at the NAMPO Harvest Day in Bothaville, South Africa. Source: AFDJ eNews Four tractors from the high-tech brand Fendt will be introduced into the South African market. “We are delighted to launch our machines at South Africa’s biggest trade fair for agriculture and […]

Fendt flat faced

In 2013, Fendt was awarded a silver medal by the Deutsche Landwirtschaftsgesellschaft (DLG) [German Agricultural Society] for its energy-efficient, comfortable Flat Face Coupling (FFC), a product with sound environmental credentials. Until now, the FFC was only available for the Fendt 1000 Vario. Now the system is being extended to the Fendt 800 and 900 Vario product ranges. The […]

Tracking – the use of guidance systems from Fendt

Fendt consistently allows technical innovations from its higher-horsepower tractors to migrate across to its smaller vehicle ranges. This enables small to medium-sized farms to share in the economic benefits of products such as the guidance system. Source: AFDJ eNews As well as the economic and ecological benefits of savings in seed, fertiliser and crop sprays, many farmers place […]

Fendt top three tractors in Germany

The registration statistics from the German vehicle registration office for tractors in Germany included four Fendt tractors are among the top five types in Germany. Source: AFDJ eNews “This is a top result for us,” Andreas Loewel, Manager of the German Fendt Sales Department said. “We would like to take the opportunity to thank all […]

Fendt and Fendt dealers win at AGRARTECHNIK

The prestigious AGRARTECHNIK Service Awards were presented for the 16th time on 13 January at the Landtechnische Unternehmertage conference in Würzburg. This award recognises the best agricultural machinery dealers at state, national and international level. Source: AFDJ eNews For the first time, the awards for the best “Innovations in Agricultural Machinery” were also presented. The […]

Fendt produces 250,000 Vario gearboxes

Fendt brings the 250,000th Vario gearbox into the world. Is that reason to celebrate? Absolutely says the company. Source: AFDJ eNews The invention of the stepless Vario drive happened around about 20 years ago. Every tractor that is manufactured at Fendt Marktoberdorf is now fitted with a Vario gearbox. And on November 27, 2016, the 250,000th […]

Fendt finds it’s easy to be green

The new Fendt Nature Green is not a revolution, but rather an evolution because the Fendt green has been renewed several times in the history of this traditional company. Source: AFDJ eNews As an example it occurred because the ingredients of the paint changed and the lead was removed, or because there was a switch to low […]